This fantastic book showcases the Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered birds through the ages. Featuring photographs taken especially for the book, items are shown in full and also with detail images to show off the birds at their best. These wonderful embroidered treasures are as varied as wall hangings, dresses, bridal bags and samplers, some of which date back to the seventeenth century.
Embroidered Treasures: Birds: Exquisite Needlework of The Embroiderers' Guild Collection #ad - The images are shown with extended captions giving the country of origin, age, size and the embroidery techniques employed to make them.
Embroidered Treasures: Flowers: Exquisite Needlework of the Embroiderers' Guild CollectionSearch Press #ad - These wonderful embroidered treasures are as varied as wall hangings, children's dresses, bridal bags and samplers. Hailing from all parts of the globe, this is an opportunity to see fabulous works that are very rarely seen in public. The embroiderers' guild, has at the heart of its collection numerous beautiful donated textiles in all forms, founded in 1906, given by members and enthusiasts over many years.
Whether they are abstract or naturalistic, the variety of flowers shown is quite extraordinary. This fantastic book showcases the Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered flowers dating back to the 17th cenury. This book showcases the best of the collection's flower embroideries, dating from the 17th century to the present day.
They all exhibit a wonderful level of skill and imagination, and their beauty and detail will be inspirational to embroiderers of all ages and levels of expertise. Featuring photographs taken especially for the book, items are shown in full and also with detail images to show off the flowers at their best.
Embroidered Treasures: Flowers: Exquisite Needlework of the Embroiderers' Guild Collection #ad - Hailing from all parts of the globe, this is an opportunity to see fabulous works that are very rarely seen in public. The images are shown with extended captions giving the country of origin, age, size and technique used to make them. The collection now contains thousands of embroidery examples from many countries and cultures.
Featuring photographs commissioned for the book, items are shown in full and also with detail images to show off the flowers at their best.
The Embroidered Art of Chloe GiordanoSearch Press #ad - Be inspired by chloe's most popular themes: foxes, hares, fawns, rabbits, mice and plants. An indepth, practical guide to the exquisitely detailed textile art of Chloe GiordanoThis stunning and inspiring book walks you through Chloe Giordano's unique way of working and provides sumptuous galleries of her exquisite textile art.
Taking one project from conception through to completion, see how Chloe plans her designs, selects threads, chooses colours, blends colours and works in order to create her beautifully detailed embroideries. Packed with chloe's guidance on every aspect of the process, including hooping and framing, this book will inspire you to create stunning thread paintings of your own.
The Embroidered Art of Chloe Giordano #ad - The second part of the book contains collections of Chloe's work, along with the back stories and inspirations behind each piece.
The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery: A Guide To Essential Stitches, Techniques And ProjectsSearch Press #ad - Containing all the trusted, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers. Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format.
A rich source of embroidery stitches, techniques and projects from the Royal School of Needlework. New from the world-renowned royal school of needlework, whitework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, bead embroidery, goldwork, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, stumpwork, canvaswork, blackwork and silk shading.
Embroidered Country Gardens: Create beautiful hand-stitched floral designs inspired by natureSearch Press #ad - This book will appeal to and inspire both beginner embroiderers as well as more accomplished students. As well as step-by-step instructions, there are also detailed photographs, outline template drawings and a fully illustrated stitch directory. The book also features a full-size pattern insert for making a vintage bag in which to keep the individual projects.
Embroidered country gardens is peppered throughout with seeds of wisdom: invaluable hints and tips from the author to help you develop your own skills and unique style. For the nature enthusiast there is plenty to get excited about - an A-Z of English garden flowers and how to stitch them; a section on stitching common garden insects; and how to embroider iconic garden imagery such as birdbaths or garden ornaments.
Embroidered Country Gardens: Create beautiful hand-stitched floral designs inspired by nature #ad - There are six elaborate and practical projects to stitch: needlecase, thread storer, scissorkeeper, glasses case, thimblepip, pincushion, and these make great keepsakes as well as gifts. Learn how to embroider all the components of a country garden and then use this knowledge to create six exciting projects to keep.
Experienced embroidery teacher Lorna Bateman is passionate about teaching and about nature. Learn from lorna how to create beautiful flower designs, using raised and textured stitches to recreate your own idyllic English country garden. The book will walk you through a variety of stitches, how to embroider individual flowers from them and how to incorporate these into an original garden motif.
Embroidered Botanicals: Beautiful Motifs That Explore Stitching with Wool, Cotton, and Metallic Threads Make Good: Japanese Craft StyleRoost Books #ad - The motifs and patterns she offers here are true to her trademark zakka style: simple and graphic yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature. The result is embroidery that feels modern and nostalgic all at once. With beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instructions, and detailed diagrams, this book will be an inspiring guide for those new to embroidery and a fresh and unique offering for those experienced with needle and thread.
In embroidered botanicals, Higuchi offers 39 embroidery projects highlighting the distinctive quality of different threads. Stitch simple and striking embroidery designs with wool, pearl cotton, cotton, and metallic threads. Japanese artist yumiko Higuchi is celebrated for her embroidery designs with a Scandinavian flair.
Embroidered Botanicals: Beautiful Motifs That Explore Stitching with Wool, Cotton, and Metallic Threads Make Good: Japanese Craft Style #ad - With motifs created specifically for different types of thread-wool, pearl cotton, cotton, and metallic-makers will become better versed in the materials available to them.
Beaded Embroidery Stitching: 125 Stitches to Embellish with Beads, Buttons, Charms, Bead Weaving & More; 8+ ProjectsC&T Publishing #ad - Add dimension and luster to your sewing projects with 125 decorative bead embroidery and bead woven stitches! Embellish 8 stunning projects from bedazzled jewelry to wallhangings and a sewing caddy. Search both the complete visual guide with stitches organized by type and the A-to-Z stitch index for easy reference.
. A robust gallery of features beaded creations in a variety of skill levels, craft sewists, perfect for embroiderers, mixed media artists, crazy quilters, and jewelry makers.
The Intentional Thread: A Guide to Drawing, Gesture, and Color in StitchSchiffer #ad - Whether your particular interest is pictorial, abstract compositions, or actual text, portraiture, you can “say” almost anything with thread. More than 350 color photographs translate the techniques of drawing, painting, and good composition into the world of stitch, and “Try This!” projects inspire your own individual approaches.
Including the role of machine stitching, dedicated amateur, and inspirational reference helps practitioners at all levels, learning tool, whether beginning student, this design resource, or professional. Communicate your ideas using line, shape, color, and texture with this reference and how-to exploration in one.
The Intentional Thread: A Guide to Drawing, Gesture, and Color in Stitch #ad - Take a lyrical—but logical—journey of skill building, and begin to stitch intentionally and express your creative vision.
Stunning Stitches for Crazy Quilts: 480 Embroidered Seam Designs, 36 Stitch-Template Designs for Perfect PlacementC&T Publishing #ad - You don’t have to be a master embroiderer to create beautiful crazy-quilt seams! With 480 seam designs to inspire your creativity, you’ll learn to stitch with uniform spacing for a professional appearance. Then dress up embroidered seams with sparkly beads, buttons, sequins, and silk ribbon embellishments for endless creative combinations! .
Line everything up perfectly with five pages of full-size stitch templates and dozens of step-by-step illustrations.
Crewel CreaturesSearch Press #ad - All the projects are stitched and embellished on natural coloured linen, making them not only perfect for framing for display but also wonderfully economical for embroiderers to work on. Following the jacobean embroidery style for which hazel is well known, Hazel brings beads and other three-dimensional elements into her designs, and incorporating the subtle influence of the fractal designs found in zentangle art, capturing the stunning and colourful art that is traditionally associated with Africa.
Animals and birds are popular subjects in crewel embroidery, and here Hazel introduces needleworkers to the beautiful, exotic creatures found in the African wild. Beautiful bird and animal designs, inspired by the African world, in crewel and Jacobean embroidery. Following the success of crewel intentions and Crewel Twists, comes Crewel Creatures, which introduced embroiderers to using needle-lace and loom-weaving techniques, the third title in this series by renowned embroiderer Hazel Blomkamp.
Crewel Creatures #ad - With every project, step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photographs are included, along with a template of the design. Those new to hazel's work will find a useful guide to the essential crewel stitches, needle-lace and needle-weaving techniques in an easy-to-follow how-to section and stitch gallery, and all embroiderers will be impressed by the wealth of design ideas and inspiration this book has to offer.
Mary Thomass Dictionary of Embroidery StitchesSearch Press Ltd #ad - Ideal for both those starting out with needlework and those more accomplished embroiderers who need inspiration for different stitches and techniques, redesigned edition includes the internationally-renowned embroiderer Jan Eaton's revisions to the original text, this new, and includes a preface by famed embroiderer Mary Corbet.
The new edition of mary Thomas's classic stitch reference library; it is the first and last word in embroidery. This classic reference book has achieved near-legendary status since it was first published in 1934, owing to its clear instructions and huge library of stitches. It includes full illustrated instructions for over 400 embroidery stitches, ranging from simple border and outline stitches, to filling stitches, canvas stitches and pulled fabric stitches.
Mary Thomass Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches #ad - Table of contents introduction 6 outline stitches 10 border stitches 24 composite band stitches 52 isolated stitches 66 open filling stitches 80 Solid Filling Stitches 96 Detached Filling Stitches 108 Straight and Slanted Canvas Stitches 118 Crossed Canvas Stitches 132 Composite Canvas Stitches 150 Insertion Stitches 164 Edging Stitches 170 Cut and Drawn Stitches 178 Pulled Fabric Stitches 186 Index 208.
Scattered throughout are dozens of inspirational embroideries to show the stitches in action.